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Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol
Presidential inaugural ceremonies are perhaps the most widely known of the...

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Guided Tours: Buildings on Capitol Hill
Official Tours of the U.S. Capitol Building are offered Monday through...

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Small Business Program
Information for Small Businesses interested in doing business with the...

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The AOC is responsible for nearly 600,000 square feet of windows
Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers reflects on the almost 600,000 square...

The Nation's Stage

The U.S. Capitol serves as the nation’s stage, hosting annual events such concerts and the Capitol Christmas Tree. Additionally, the Capitol hosts Presidential Inaugurations every four years and is the location for many ceremonies such as the lying in state of honored citizens. The Capitol Building hosts hundreds of other events annually including rallies, protests and other gatherings that demonstrate the Constitutions First Amendment in practice.

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